Essential Herbs & Oils

Cranberry Cocktail

December 11, 2014 | Posted in: Foods & Recipes, Winter Foods and Recipes

Cranberry Cocktail

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Cranberries are one of nature’s most regenerative foods.  They are powerful anti-oxidants, and have known healing properties for the urinary system.  Best of all, they are tasty and refreshing.

Check out our recipe for Cranberry Cocktail with a Twist.

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Aromatic Diffusion Recipe for Winter Colds and Flu

December 11, 2014 | Posted in: Foods & Recipes, Winter Foods and Recipes

Aromatic Diffusion Recipe for Winter Colds and Flu

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Combine the following oils in a 5 ml bottle.  Shake it well to blend, and use in your diffuser.

Ajowan  5 drops Cypress  25 drops Allspice  20 drops Peppermint Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Radiata)  20 drops Blood Orange  30 drops Vanilla  2 drops

Now it is winter, and time to slow down, celebrate life, [...]

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Ginger-Mint Winter Spray for Home and Work

December 11, 2014 | Posted in: Foods & Recipes, Winter Foods and Recipes

Ginger-Mint Winter Spray for Home and Work

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Combine in a 4 ounce or 100 ml spray bottle:

Peppermint  8 drops

Vanilla  2 drops

Pinon Amber or Ponderosa Pine Cone  10 drops

Ginger  10 drops

3 drops each of Thistle, Prince’s Plume, and Filaree flower essences.

Fill bottle with Fir, Pine, or Spruce hydrosol.  Shake well 100 times.  Shake right before [...]

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